Best street food in Bucharest: Mici by Terasa Obor

Best street food in Bucharest: Mici by Terasa Obor

The annual #streetfood50 Awards recognise the top street food vendors around the globe, handpicked by Urban Adventures’ own local guides-in-the-know. Local vendor Adrien of Terasa Obor received top accolades from our Bucharest tour guides for the best street food in Bucharest in 2018, for his mici recipe. Obor Market has...

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Meet: Anita, our local expert in Bucharest

Meet: Anita, our local expert in Bucharest

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On what it means to be a native Bucharestian… I was born and raised in Bucharest, and...

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Where to find the best mici in Bucharest

Where to find the best mici in Bucharest

The most beloved street food in Romania is skinless sausage, known as mici or mititei. Similar to a Turkish kebab or Arabic kofta, mici are clearly oriental, but due to Romania’s long and complicated history with the Ottoman Empire — which heavily influenced local cuisine — the street snack has...

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Haunted cities for wannabe ghostbusters

Haunted cities for wannabe ghostbusters

Admit it: you secretly wanted to suit up with Egon and the gang when you were a kid. (Or with Patty just last year because Leslie Jones is everyone’s dream bestie.) And even though it’s been years since you confessed to needing a nightlight, you still love getting too scared...

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Meet: Elena, our local expert in Bucharest

Meet: Elena, our local expert in Bucharest

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On how she came to live in Bucharest… My hometown is the small, wonderful and peaceful Drobeta...

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Best ways to embrace winter in Bucharest

Best ways to embrace winter in Bucharest

Cold, dark winter may not seem like the best time to visit Bucharest, but the snowy months turn the city into a winter wonderland that’s worthy of exploring. Perhaps the best thing about it is that everything slows down when the snow falls: drivers have to take their time, the people...

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Romania: A country rediscovering its identity

Romania: A country rediscovering its identity

I found myself in Romania by pure serendipity. As I was looking for people to host me in Europe for my couchsurfing trip around the world, it just so happened that quite a few offered me hospitality in Romania. Out of convenience more than desire, I decided to see what...

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24 hours in: Bucharest

24 hours in: Bucharest

The city of Bucharest has typically been a busy transit destination, with most tourists spending no more than 24 or 48 hours in the Romanian capital. So if you are in a hurry, leave your 24 hours in the city in our hands via this helpful guide, and we promise...

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